November 19, 2014

Study Examines Patients’ Perspectives on Deactivation of ICDs in End-of-Life

(Medical Xpress) – Most patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)—small devices placed in a person’s chest to help treat irregular heartbeats with electrical pulses, or shocks—haven’t thought about device deactivation if they were to develop a serious illness from which … Read More

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